kleio Logo

The Tudors — Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour
Jane Seymour, Queen of England and the third wife of King Henry VIII. of England

Born:
in 1509

Deceased:
24. or 25. October 1537 (from puerperal fever)

Father:

Sir John Seymour (1474-1536)


Mother:
Margery († 1550), daughter of Sir John Wentworth


Siblings:

Jane had nine brothers and sisters, four of whom died as children: three brothers, John, Anthony and John II., and one sister, Margery. The following reached adulthood:

  • her brother Edward, Duke of Somerset, Lord-Protector of England, born between 1500 and 1504, deceased on 22. January 1552 (executed); in his first marriage married to Katherine Filliol, two sons – the marriage was dissolved in 1535; in his second marriage married to Anne Stanhope (1497-1587), four sons and six daughters
  • her brother Henry († 1578?), born in 1505 or 1506, married first to Barbara Wolfe and then to Barbara Morgan
  • her brother Thomas, Baron of Sudeley, Lord High Admiral, born in 1507, deceased on 20. March 1549 (decapitated because of alleged high treason), since May 1547 married to Katherine Parr († 1548); regarding his mouth and his eyes, he bore a close resemblance to his sister Jane
  • her sister Elizabeth († 1563), whose second husband Gregory, Marquis of Winchester, was a son of Sir Thomas Cromwell († 1540)
  • her sister Dorothy, married first to Sir Clement Smith and then to Thomas Leventhorpe

Spouse:

Henry VIII. (1491-1547), King of England from 1509 until 1547; marriage on 30. May 1536


Children:

Edward VI., born on 12. October 1537, deceased on 6. July 1553; King of England from 1547 until 1553


More Images:
Jane Seymour Jane Seymour Jane Seymour

Reading Suggestions:

NEU: als E-book
Buch Cover: Die Frauen des Hauses Tudor

Die Frauen des Hauses Tudor – Das Schicksal der weiblichen Mitglieder einer englischen Königsdynastie

als E-Book bei amazon.de erhältlich, ca. 1.000 Seiten mit Stammtafeln und 292 Bildern, € 29,89